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CNN
May 11, 2013 11:00am PDT
of water, remember, that was in the middle of the televised response to president obama's state of the union, this is what poland springs did, possessioned this pic with reflecting on our cameo, what a night. rachel, are they in some way more effective than traditional advertising because they don't seem to canned? i find it interesting big companies trying to figure out how to use social media. usually social media is about dising companies and not letting them get their own message or pitch into the mainstream conversation. >> social media is all about social platforms and very smart, canny, advertisers who are able to be nimble and react in realtime can use the platforms to get their message across. oreo is a fantastic example, just so nimble, so quick, and really just won the super bowl with that tweet, the dunk in the dark photo. poland springs, they would have been ridiculously dumb not to capitalize on that sip. they could have been more clever about their tag line, but sometimes you just have to do what you can do in the moment. >> sometimes you do something and it is no
FOX News
May 11, 2013 12:00am PDT
. and in a commencement address at ohio state president obama encourages people to fight the system. no, he tells them to trust the government. and chris christie kills a spider in front of a group of fourth grader. not sure what the story s. -- the story is. i'm sure rhinos crush spiders all the time. >> thank you, andy. >> sure. >> go away. she is so british her apartment has a mote. i am here with immogen lloyd webber. that was an interesting hand waiver. and her latest book is called "the twitter diaries" buy it. and if insightful parody was pairs he would be in a jar and stored in a seller. he is "maxim magazine" editor and chief. who is that? >> that is ashley tisdale. >> i didn't ask you. >> and my repulsive sidekick, bill schulz. hopeful leahy will not drool today. and he is so cool even his leather jacket owns a leather jacket. nick gillespie, editor and chief of reason.com tv and reason.com. >> a block. the lede. that's the first story. remember when i said i would kill you last, greg? i lied. >> shut up. i am a little angry before we start this whole thing. if you want to look at this, nice
FOX News
May 11, 2013 11:00am PDT
the actions of our state department and the obama white house. >>> the just department makes news with a report about gun violence. >>> new jersey's governor had a big secret -- not
FOX News
May 10, 2013 11:00pm PDT
and spectacular. and in a commencement address at ohio state president obama encourages people to fight the system. no, he tells them to trust the government. and chris christie kills a spider in front of a group of fourth grader. not sure what the story s. -- the story is. i'm sure rhinos crush spiders all the time. >> thank you, andy. >> sure. >> go away. she is
FOX News
May 11, 2013 7:30am PDT
to texas? i'm neil cavuto. fox on top of an over the top irony. president obama choosing the booming state of texas to pitch his new program to get americans back to work. the same texas with no income tax, little red tape, lower unemployment rate than the national average. forget don't mess with texas. maybe the president should start doing things like texas. ben stein, charles payne, dagen mcdowell, adam. dagen? >> giddy-up! come on. the president -- >> i like ben stein to do just that, you know. very good. >> the white house is taking the nation as a whole down a road toward europe, more regulation, significantly higher taxes, bigger entitlement programs. instead, we should be looking to texas as a model. no personal income tax. wouldn't we love that? but very low tax burden among the states, the six lowest tax burden in the nation. a very friendly regulatory environment, one of the smallest governments based on the number of residents of the state. and they're actively luring businesses into the state from other burdensome states. >> i think he's a pretty clever guy, the president. i t
MSNBC
May 10, 2013 6:00pm PDT
barack obama was elected president of the united states in november of 2008. he was sworn into office january of 2009. you might remember, and it was kind of a big deal, it was kind of a big day in washington, the largest crowds ever to turn out to see a u.s. president sworn in. that was january 2009. ♪ >> by march 2009, the right wing in america just couldn't take it anymore. >> what they're doing right now is destroying this country. everyone that i know of at least is very angry about it. we're very upset. we want this guy out. we want him to be impeached. >> what i don't like is that this guy is doing this by executive order one after the other and the american people are sitting like a bunch of shmucks watching a dictatorship emerge right before their eyes. i think it is time to talk about impeachment. somebody has to get this guy under control. he's out of control. thank you for the call. >> thank you for the call. i have to go. it was already time to start impeaching president obama seven weeks into his presidency. by the fall of 2009, my friends at worldnet daily were just a
FOX News
May 11, 2013 1:00am PDT
. >> bill: she told me and millions of viewers that both president obama and secretary of state clinton told her eye to eye, face to face, the video was responsible. >> and leon panetta as well and secretary of state hillary clinton. they told pat smith shelled get the people who did this and 8 months later they still have not. >> bill: how could you possibly do that if you were the president of the united states and you were seen with the cia answered he gets a briefing every morning from the cia. the president gets a direct briefing. how could you possibly do that when the cia is raising flags all over the place about al qaeda? >> because it is easy. because it is a fluid, easy, simple, mindless explanation. >> bill: it's not honest that. >> should solve everyone's anxiety. when did honesty and politics become hand in hand? >> bill: i assume that our presidents, barack obama, george w. bush, i assume think are honest. i don't care it's right to aassume they're dishonest. all right. let's get on to hillary clinton. >> their job is to be elected. this was in the heat of an election campaign.
FOX Business
May 11, 2013 4:00am EDT
briefing where he continuously tried to point* the finger away from president obama. >> it was the state department. >> this process everybody is unequal players said ever buddies concerns have to be listened to and taken into account but these were intelligence community talking points, can i finish? that theintelligence community have stews sign-off that is their view of what they knew at that time. lou: that e-mail's and petraeus reaction shows j. carney statements are not true and as the scandal shines brighter on secrary of state hillary clinton it appears to b moving in close proximity to the white house itself and the focus tonight on libya the security situation is deteriorating with the potential for conflict rising and that potential cahan conflict inspired by al qaeda wing radicals and the state department issued a travel warning in the region and in addition put our military on alert to respond to any threats should they arise a specialized marine unit based in spain is being repositioned closer to libya. in thivessel operations unit has then placed on alert. and stephen hays
FOX News
May 11, 2013 7:00am PDT
on top of an over the top irony. president obama choosing the booming state of texas to pitch his new program to get americans back to work. the same texas with no income tax, little red tape, lower unemployment rate than the national average. forget don't mess with texas. maybe the president should start doing things like texas. ben stein, charles payne, dagen mcdowell, adam. dagen? >> giddy-up! come on. the president -- >> i like ben stein to do just that
FOX News
May 11, 2013 2:00pm PDT
to conspiracy mongering and a relentless effort to discredit president obama and former secretary of state hillary clinton. so they aligned to protect their prince. and thus c avoid the most obvios point, who pushed the damn video, it's the only question that t scares them. you know they're scared when they ask you to move on. nothing to see here folks, as the times notes. the real scandal is that serious follow-up on security in libya is going unaddressed. actually no. the real scandal is who pushed the damn video? since you can't p answer that without heads rolling, better to pretend you care about securityi of a consulate whose initial pillaging left you cold because you're guy was in charge. you're going to tell me, mr. editorial board, that you wouldn't g call for blood if itt were president romney?wa remember your big stink about his tax returns? this is now become a school yard pick up game. the media picks sides, cbs is on one side, msnbc jon stewart the times on the other. and we're the underdogs. the rebels, the hoosiers. it's rocky.s it's bad news bears. it's boos some buddies.
FOX News
May 11, 2013 10:00am PDT
the state department removing references to al-qaeda. what this all means for the obama administration next. >> the fact is we had four dead americans. was it because of a protest or because of guys out for a walk one night and decided they would just go kill some americans? what difference at this point does this make? >>> welcome back. it is the bottom of the hour. it is time for the top of the news. new calls for an investigation after the irs admits targeting conservative groups during the 2012 election. agents singled outdoesens of organizations for additional reviews because they included the words tea party or patriot in their exemption application. president obama paying tribute to some of america's finest at the national association of police organization top cop awards today. >> we know that when we need you most, you will be ready to dash into danger to protect our lives even if it means putting your lives on the line. that's what these folks are all about. >> and a new video of prince harry in colorado attending the warrior games. more than 200 wounded servicemen and women are
ABC
May 10, 2013 5:30pm PDT
wrote another draft -- >> reporter: based on input from the state department. >> well, but here's what i've been saying, jon -- >> reporter: you deny that? >> no, jon. >> reporter: republicans say it was all about protecting president obama from a bad story during the height of a re-election campaign and to divert criticism from the state department for not doing enough to protect the consulate. and hillary clinton is already taking fire from republicans. >> i take responsibility. i take responsibility. >> reporter: that may be the earliest presidential attack ad we have ever seen. but diane, i have seen no evidence, no e-mails, no documents that show that hillary clinton had any direct role in editing those talking points. >> but jon, will she be called back up to the hill for another of those cobmbative hearings? >> reporter: well, we already have seen one prominent republican say that he wants her back up there, but diane, i think that is highly unlikely. the former secretary testified thoroughly on this and i don't expect we'll see her up there again. >> all right, breaking the news
KOFY
May 10, 2013 9:00pm PDT
draft. >> based on input from the state department. >> but here's what i have been saying. >> republican say it was about protecting president obama from a bad story did your the height of the election xaichbility different criticism from the state department for not doing enough to protect the consulat consulate. hillary clinton is already taking fire from republicans. >> i take responsibility. i take responsibility. >>reporter: that may the earliest presidential attack ad we have ever seen. jonathan karl abc news the white house. >> some news about our planet. reached historic possibly dangerous threshold. first time in recorded human history carbon dioxide levels surpassed 400 parts per million. high levels of carbon dioxide trap heat in the atmosphere-jc&jc increases global techlt last time it reached 400 parts per million was in the 3 million years ago era. now for all of human civilization carbon dioxide levels hovered around 280 parts per billion. big change. >> spencer is here. not worried about parts per million but the thermometer. >> exactly. it's riseing in many in
MSNBC
May 10, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. president barack obama was elected president of the united states in november of 2008. he was sworn into office january of 2009. you might remember, and it was kind of a big deal, it was kind of a big day in washington, the largest crowds ever to turn out to see a u.s. president sworn in. that was january 2009. ♪ >> by march 2009, the right wing in america just couldn't take it
MSNBC
May 11, 2013 9:00am PDT
-mails reveal the obama administration was more involved than initially stated. in watering down the widely discredited talking points. >> it make it is look like they're trying to hide something whether or not they are. >> reporter: it shows 12 separate drafts of the talking points. the cia's first version blaming the incident on protests in cairo over an anti-islamic video and noting we do know islamic extremists with ties to alexander participated in the attack. the initial text made reference to fi other attacks against foreign interests in benghazi. that language raised red flags at the state department where victoria nuland e-mailed that the mention of prior attacks could be abused by members of congress to beat the state department for not paying attention to agency warnings. so why would we want to feed that either? concerned. at white house meeting the following day, officials further diluted the language. that sunday susan rice followed the talking points on all five talk shows. >> what happened in benghazi was, in fact, initially a spontaneous reaction to what had just transpired
CSPAN
May 11, 2013 10:00am EDT
york, wisconsin, iowa, as well as resident obama 's home state -- illinois. >> c-span of life this morning and he east room of the white house. expecting president obama -- a few minutes late, as he gets ready to honor the police organization's top cops. those are the outstanding members of law-enforcement that are coming from across the country. they have been nominated for their fellow -- by their fellow officers. just to let you know, on the president's schedule, he will be meeting with reddish prime minister david cameron monday at the white house. he will be in new york monday night. a marke will be making wednesday at the national peace officers memorial. they'll be honoring officers who have been killed in the line of duty. thursday, prime minister kirby will meet president obama at the white house. friday, president obama will be in baltimore talking about the middle class, jobs, and the economy. this morning, honoring the top cops who have been nominated by the national association of police organizations. >> expecting president obama here in the east room of the whit
NBC
May 11, 2013 5:00am PDT
issue for obama administration and analysts say larger problem for secretary of state hillary clinton, said to be eyeing a presidential bid in 2016. >> it strikes me she had a political problem with benghazi before these e-mails, which is it happened on her watch. >> reporter: the white house ar gus republicans are trying to politicize this issue. they say it was not political advisers but the not. >> we saw firetrucks show up at the white house. >> reporter: we saw multiple firetrucks racing to the white house. they're beginning to clear out. there was smoke seen in mechanical room of the west wing. the west wing was evacuated. some secret service agents manning the doors told my colleague in the reporters' area, the media area, there was smoke there. we're told by the secret service they're still assessing but they believe there was no injuries there and the president and his family were not effected. >> good to know. thank you very much. >>> the international revenue service in hot water admitting some of its agents in cincinnati inappropriately singled out conservative groups like
FOX
May 11, 2013 7:00am PDT
purchased with state funds most avoid descriptions that demean gays, transgender arer and transsexuals,. >>> president obama said this morning that congress needs to do more to help people fulfill the american dream. >> we have more responsible homeowners to help, folks who have never missed a mortgage payment but aren't allowed to refinance, working families who have done everything right but still owe more on their homes than they're worth. >> the president says the nation's housing market is recovering. he then asked lawmakers to lead the financing agency, and he says he wants congress to pass legislation allowing more homeowners to refinance. by doing so, he says many of them could save $3000 a year. >>> more money is being put on the table by the seattle group hoping to buy the sacramento kings. the group's latest offer would value the kings at $625 million. that's 100 million more than the offer from a local group that wants to keep the kings in sacramento. the move comes just days after a recommendation by the nba, board members to block a move t the full board of governors is e
FOX Business
May 11, 2013 10:00am EDT
details that haven't been made public by the obama administration. and we begin with the lack of response to americans under attack by terrorists and the failure of communication between the state department, the pentagon and libya. hicks confirmed forces were available in tripoli, but were told to stand down before they could mount a rescue effort. >> we determined that we needed to send a second team from tripoli to secure the airport for the withdrawal of our personnel from benghazi after the mortar attack. >> but were any of these u.s. military personnel not permitted to travel on a rescue mission or relief mission to benghazi? >> they were not authorized to travel. >> what happened with those personnel? >> they remained in tripoli with us. >> we also learned hicks was never contacted by u.n. ambassador susan rice before she went on five separate sunday morning talk shows to deliver what turned out to be false talking points on the protest sparked by an anti-islam video. hicks said everyone on the ground that day was aware from the get-go, as he put it, that it was a terrorist attack.
FOX News
May 11, 2013 8:30am PDT
at the top of the hour. >>> a fresh round of scrutiny aimed at the state department and its former head, hillary clinton. critics questioning clinton's leadership and the involvement of the obama administration's response to the terror attack in benghazi that left four americans dead. congressman jim jordan is demanding answers and he will be joining us live at the top of the hour. >>> we're also following live coverage of astronauts taking an emergency space walk to try to fix an ammonia leak at the international space station power station. buzz aldrin is joining us at the top of the hour to talk about his mission. stay with us. >>> this hearing is over but the investigation is definitely not as gop lawmakers still look for answers after the benghazi hearings. some people say we already know how to keep americans safe overseas, stop sending money to countries that hate us and instead spend it on beefing up security at u.s. embassies and consulates. tracy, no-brainer, right? >> no-brainer. $1.7 billion to iraq. why don't we try to protect our people a little bit. if you've got money to
FOX News
May 11, 2013 4:00pm PDT
and concern about preserving the integrity of the investigation. that was not just in the state department. >> the standard shows that general david petera us and it was in he was expressing frustration at the obama removal of the al-qaeda from the talking points. >> i respect the people who spoke up in the course of the hearings. they were there and they felt the horror of the terror attack. terse terrorist. it is a prolonged process that doesn't tell us anything new about the attacks. nthere is 12 versions. they lessed the many instances when the agent issued warnings about the condition of benghazi, the state department spokes woman e-mailed colleagues to say it could be used boy congress to beat up the state department. why would we want to feed that either? concerned. and the documents show cull paability to ansar al-sharia, she is not a e-mail warning. we don't want to bridge disthe investigation. and a national security official told newleft-hand that the fbi didn't have concerns and offered only minor suggestions. now land said the building leadership. they decloined to say who was
CNN
May 11, 2013 8:00am PDT
for a host of attacks on the obama administration. cnn sources say e-mails show the white house and state department were more involved than they first said in a decision to remove an initial cia assessment that a group with ties to al qaeda was involved. >>> in pakistan, today's election has been marked by violence. across the country, 18 people were killed in balmiombings, mo around karachi. turnout is estimated between 60 and 80%. long lines prompted the country's election commission extended voting by an hour. >>> let's look at the stories trending now online. police have arrested one of the emergency responders at last month's deadly fertilizer plant explosion in west, texas. there's still no word on what caused the blast, which claimed 14 lives. >>> the lead singer of the metal band as i lay dying has pleaded not guilty to hiring a hitman to kill his wife. a judge set the bond for him at $20 million saying he was a flight risk and danger to his wife. he gave an undercover detective $1,000 and information on where to find her. >>> one world trade center has become the tallest buildin
ABC
May 11, 2013 4:00pm PDT
and to the fallout from jon karl's exclusive reporting on benghazi and the obama administration response to the attack. john the first to show the changes made in talking points and e-mails exchanged at high levels of the state department. the political fallout, could it spell trouble long before hillary clinton says whether she's running three years from now. reena ninan at the white house tonight. >> reporter: the benghazi back lash turned into the first attack ad against the potential hillary clinton run in 2016. >> what difference at this point does it make? >> the difference is a coverup and four american lives that deserve the truth. >> reporter: the latest fallout after e-mails exclusive enurthed by jonathan karl, detailed references to an al qaeda affiliated group. removed and final talking points by u.n. ambassador suszen rice last fall. victoria new land asked for details to be dialed back, citing the information could be abused by members of congress to beat up the state department. >> was politics injected in the situation in benghazi? >> you have to be total naive to belief
MSNBC
May 11, 2013 2:00am PDT
they have enough to keep the story alive? yes. today we learned the state department asked for and received changes made to the administration's talking points after the attack. that doesn't mean that hillary clinton or president obama orchestrated a conspiracy to cover up some sort of malfeasance, but it does give republicans fuel to keep this story alive, and they are. throw in lindsey graham's call for mrs. clinton to testify before congress, and a new anti-hillary ad by karl rove, and you've got a growing political story. david corn is washington bureau chief for "mother jones" magazine and msnbc political analyst. danielle pletka is vice president of the american enterprise institute. we now know that the talking points used by susan rice were changed 12 times in a 24-hour period and the white house and state department were more involved in the process than previously revealed. the first draft of the talking points included a specific reference to, quote, islamic extremists with ties to al qaeda participating in the attack. that was eventually scrubbed. also, there was this paragraph
FOX
May 10, 2013 6:00pm PDT
the commencement address. the group known as world can't wait is angry over the obama administration's continuing detention of prisoners at guy one talk about moe bay. >>> 85 new highway patrol graduates were sworn in as full pledged officers. friends, family and state officials were on hand for today's graduation ceremony. they began in november. the classroom work was equivalent to a two year law enforcement associates degree. the. officers will begin three months of field training. >>> a law requiring children under 13 to wear life jackets is being ignored. strict laws requiring children wear life jackets while on the water and along the river banks. many children seen out today along the american river were not wearing them. >> you hear about kids drowning. i think parents need to pay more attention to their kids. >> parents cited for noncompliance could be charged with a misdemeanor and fined up to $500. >>> the fourth boar of the calducott tunnel is on track and could be open by october. officials tell us they're working on the control center at the tunnel's west portal which will have the
MSNBC
May 11, 2013 11:00am PDT
was hurt. the white house was also on its heels yesterday as it was revealed the obama administration was involved in tweaking those talking points that ambassador susan rice used. when talking about last year's benghazi consulate attack. jay carney says the edits were stylistic and cia and state department were also involved in the edits as is typical. >> there was an interagency possible chess is always the case because lot of agencies have stakes, have a stake in matter like this. >> kentucky senator rand paul was in iowa last night speaking to a very friendly crowd of republicans who might not mind if he decided to run for president. >> i was in new york the other day. driving down the road. the police -- this is an easy crowd. >> back to benghazi. who knew what when and why it matters. hose questions are at the center of the investigation of the september 11 attacks on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. some republicans want former secretary of state hillary clinton to testify again and speaking before 12500 republicans in iowa last night, again, kentucky senator rand paul who is ex
CNN
May 11, 2013 3:00am PDT
association of police organizations top cops awards. winners come from ten states. they include officers who responded to last year's shooting at a sikh temple in wisconsin. >>> this evening michelle obama is scheduled to deliver the commencement speech at eastern kentucky university. she'll be addressing graduates of the college of education and the college of business and technology. next week the first lady is slated to speak to graduate the as bowie state university in maryland and martin luther king jr. high school in nashville. >>> prince harry is in denver making another stop on his tour of america. the british royal will be attending the warrior games as sports competition for those who have been injured in combat. athletes at the events represent troops from the americas as well as the british armed forces. prince harry, as you may recall, served with nato troops in afghanistan. later this morning, nasa astronauts leave the international space station for an emergency space walk. they're trying to fix an ammonia leak. this is something they noticed on thursday. this ammonia is impor
CSPAN
May 11, 2013 7:00pm EDT
in that room and try and kill him. that's a different case. if obama osama bin laden had been captured on the street and brought to united states it would have been a big colossal horrific spectacle that would have just glorified him. that is what should have happened. >> the israelis have the same experience with eichmann. they would have had the exact same experience and put them on trial. >> they grabbed him. they kidnapped him and brought him back. they were going into a dark room and they didn't know what they were going to expect. they weren't arms. the agents who went there to kidnap him brought him back and put him on trial specifically so holocaust survivors could have a day their day in court, to have their moment. >> and 9/11 the had their day in court with osama bin laden. >> the person who put the bullet in osama bin laden's head had one minute to react. >> i understand the order from the very beginning. >> i've read so much about that i tell you, if the order was just to go in and kill him, okay but under the circumstances in which he was killed based on everything i've r
CSPAN
May 10, 2013 11:00pm EDT
of the vetting process but because of the obstructionic that the republicans have used to block president obama's appointments from being considered with an up or down vote on the floor of the united states senate. madam chair, i remember very vividly, when we had the nuclear option that was being considered and we had senators who got together and said we don't want this to happen. we want to act like the senate and do it constitutional responsibility. we're seeing it employed by the republicans today in a different way. by using -- not showing up to committee hearing as a way to block the constitutional responsibilities that we have as senators, to take up nominations and to vote on nominations. this is wrong. and you want to know why some of us are going to be in favor of reforming the rules of the senate? because of abuses like this. we see the republicans deploying every day. we have a responsibility to make sure that we carry out our responsibility, madam chair, we're going do it. we're not going to let today's failure of republicans to show up on this committee to block the responsibilit
FOX News
May 11, 2013 9:00am PDT
to the continuing questions over the obama administration's handling of the benghazi terror attack. white house press secretary jay carney on the defensive as reporters grilled him on the newly released e-mails that show a top state department official pushing to water down the initial intelligence reports about that attack. carney is firing back at republicans who he says are trying to politicize the controversy. we have the latest on the story that continues to raise more questions. dug? >> reporter: yesterday marked a real watershed day in the benghazi affair. for the first time in the eight months since the compound was attacked, white house spokesman jay carney was pummelled repeatedly with questions from skeptical reporters and not just from fox but from his competitors and major media. that after abc news reported yesterday that the cia's first draft of the benghazi talking points which stated unequivocally by the way we do know that islamic extremist with ties to jake participated in the attack, well, they underwent 12 revisions since that writing. the final draft, which u.n. ambassador
CNN
May 10, 2013 8:00pm PDT
the defense witnesses said was her state of mind. >> jeannine demarte had conducted a 12-hour interview. >> did you have an opinion to what the diagnosis was in this case? >> after looking at that, taking into consideration her behavior obama ser valgss and all of the pieces of information i had, yes. i did. >> and what was that? >> i diagnosed her as access 2 borderline personality disorder. >> you can think of it as to what we see in teenagers. this unstable interpersonal relationships and an unstable sense of identity, meaning who am i as a person? tles's this constant fluctuation. >> the defense attempted to discredit demarte's diagnosis by calling one last witness. do you have an opinion? >> yes. >> what is that opinion? >> she does not appear to have an adequate understanding of their uses or their interpretation or the actual ways those tests are to be used. >> finally, closing arguments. >> the key for the prosecution is premeditation. premeditation in this case is the road to first-degree, which is what then puts this case into the death penalty phase. premeditation. that she r
FOX News
May 11, 2013 3:00am PDT
beginning with the spokesman at the state department, a hillary partisan and they were doing the bidding of the obama campaign when they lied about this. that's what they did, they lied. >> in a report last night, said the white house redacted the truth. >> the untruth is, the secretary of state said it, that the intelligence community had concluded what you heard on the talk shows, it was their production uncontaminated by any pol six. we kn -- politics. it was a document rammed through by the white house and the state department reflecting all their objections and the bottom line is that the -- in the end, they redacted the truth. >> by the way, where has the press been on all of this? if you recall in the wake of the iraq war and the weapons of mass destruction and the bungled intelligence and who knew what when and why did we go to this war in the first place if it wasn't for weapons of mass destruction, the press was all over it every day, berating the white house -- the press corps was berating them. you saw men's of the press corps diving in and questioning to get answers. >> you
MSNBC
May 11, 2013 4:00am PDT
over the obama administration's handling of last year's attacks on the u.s. diplomat compound in benghazi, libya. nbc news has confirmed the white house, with input from state department officials, edited the talking points about the benghazi attacks, 12 times in the hours following the incident. so let's go live now to the white house and nbc's peter alexander. good morning, peter. what else is the obama administration saying about all of this? >> yeah, betty. recognize that this has now been exactly eight months to the day since that deadly assault on the u.s. diplomatic compound in benghazi, libya. and it's obviously still stirring up anger and sharp division. a very big partisan divide on this. the blame game over the white house's initial account of what happen has really put white house officials on the defensive. this is all about leaked e-mails that show that the white house was much more deeply involved, as you noted, in revising those now widely discredited talking points about the attack that they had publicly acknowledged. there were, as you noted, 12 separate draf
MSNBC
May 11, 2013 2:00pm PDT
called the bengahzi attack a failure of leadership. and the obama administration he said should have been ready before anything even happened. dick cheney, the vice president during the biggest national security failure in the united states history wants us to talk about failures of leadership? let's focus on the diplomatic safety issues during the bush administration. let's talk about the 64 attacks on american diplomatic targets during those years. where was the republican outrage then? house republicans voted to cut the administration's request for embassy security funding by $128 million in 2011 and $331 million in 2012. thankfully negotiations with the democratic controlled senate, democrats restored about $88 million of that administration's request. but where was the hearing on that? this boils down to a bureaucratic tug of war over talking points between a couple of agencies. if there was any error on the part of the white house, i think it was just to cogutute to make sure the correct information came out. though i could be wrong. it doesn't seem like a cover up. there's a lot of
CSPAN
May 11, 2013 7:00pm EDT
, "first ladies of the united states," presenting a portrait of each of first lady. the book include a section by michelle obama about the role of first ladies throughout history. it is available at $12.95 at c- span.org/products. >> c-span, created by america's cable companies in 1979, brought you as a public service by your television provider. >> next, president obama honors this year's winner of the top awardds. then the weekly addresses. then a discussion about the history of the a the men in capital punishment. obama honored this year's top cops at the ceremony. the awards are given by the national association of police organizations. to pay tribute for actions above and beyond the call of duty from the white house east room, this is about 10 minutes. >> ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states. [applause] >> thank you so much. everybody please have a seat. good morning. good morning and welcome to the white house for what is one of my favorite events all year. theant to start by thanking former police officer, police chief in seattle. the police commissioner an
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May 10, 2013 6:00pm PDT
in peace. hours after the location of his gravesite of revealed, county officials asked the state to investigate whether the burial was done by the books. even though county officials asked for an investigation, they conceded there's no indication any rules were broken. >>> the obama administration is having a hard time stopping the distribution of blueprints of 3d plastic guns. there were more than 1,000 downloads in two days from that web site, the plastic gun is called the liberator, and it's designed by a texas-based company. in theory, it can fire a bullet with deadly force. the state department said the blueprint "should be removed from public access immediately." at least until the government decides if the plastic gun falls under the international traffic and arms regulations. as of today, the blueprint is still being shared on the internet. >>> apple is being called on to help take a bite out of crime. law enforcement officers are turning to apple to unlock iphones with evidence they may need. apple is apparently getting so many requests from officers that they have a wai
CSPAN
May 11, 2013 2:00pm EDT
. they will continue work on the flood built -- and later on a vote on president obama's choice to -- for medicare and medicaid services. senate, on c-span. on friday, the state department envoy for human-rights in north korea had a special review on north korea that will be presented to the united nations next month and could go to the international criminal court. --ert king spoke at an event and said that north korea is holding between 100,200 thousand political prisoners. this is just over an hour. >> good afternoon, everyone. tenge for this opportunity to introduce the ambassador. he became a special envoy for north korean human rights issues in november 2009 following confirmation by the united states senate. embassadorder davies, with the lead on human rights and humanitarian affairs. on capitol hill for 25 years, 24 of those years as the thef of staff, -- with congressman from california. and he was concurrently the staff director of the foreign affairs committee, of the united states, representatives -- and the democratic staff director of the committee and he held various professional st
CSPAN
May 10, 2013 10:30pm EDT
waiting for the day when one of those governments is going to go crying to obama and say you to help us out. i hope they have the balls to say you guys created this, not us. >> you soocra, bankruptcy. -- cra, bankruptcy. it is a problem -- the states that have stronger pension systems generally have other constitutional requirements to prefund them or pay as you go to do things to avoid those long-term liabilities. if we don't fix this, what this ill mean is our successors won't have any money money for roads or schools. that's what you're taking from. we're taking it from the next generation. but the big, big point i think is you have got to have structural changes. we fool ourselfs into thinking, it didn't get any better when there was a republican majority in congress. you to have structural changes to force them to make the hard decisions. i think if you do that, it is doable. phil graham was on our commission. he still talks about the magic of come pound interest. if you shave a half percentage off every year, it accumulates. we do the -- right now we give them little incentive for
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